In the last year, Major League Hacking (MLH) has reached more hackers than ever before through digital events, impacting over 135,000 hackers worldwide. During a time where we were all told to isolate, we came together in the one way we knew how: through technology. With a community so full of talent and drive, we are constantly inspired by the work and events created. We launched the MLH Top 50 to highlight a few of the most inspiring stories from the last year with the hope they’ll inspire you too. Read more →
Will Russell was a hacker turned organizer turned MLH Coach who was hired part-time to help with MLH Fellowship interviews. Now, Will oversees the program side of the Fellowship, making sure that everyone has the best experience possible.
These hackers are people who have stood out from the crowd and done something exceptional within the hacker community. Whether they were creating an event to bring CS education to their area, working to make the tech world more inclusive, or programming a project with a positive impact on society, they have all inspired us. Many of these hackers made a real impact during the COVID-19 pandemic in order to help support their local tech communities. Like you, they are students or recent graduates who are using their knowledge to make the world a better place.